A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, Exchequer, and at Nisi Prius: And of the Rules of Court, from the Restoration in 1660, to Michaelmas Term, 4 Geo. IV. With Important Manuscript Cases, Alphabetically, Chronologically, and Systematically Arranged and Translated; with Copius Notes and References to the Year Books, Analogous Adjudications, Text Writers, and Statutes, Specifying what Decisions Have Been Affirmed, Recognised, Qualified, Or Over-ruled; Comprising ... a Practical Treatise on the Different Branches of the Common Law, Volume 10

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Treadway, 1831 - Law
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Page 181 - no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise to answer damages out of his own estate ; or whereby to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person...
Page 307 - Scofield, which comprises all the principles of the former decisions, entirely governs the present case ; that so long as an act rests in bare intention, it is not punishable by our laws ; but immediately when an act is done, the law judges not only of the act done, but of the intent with which it is done ; and if accompanied with an unlawful and malicious intent, though the act itself would otherwise have been innocent, the intent being criminal, the act becomes criminal and punishable.
Page 66 - ... or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing and signed by the party to be charged therewith or some other person thereunto...
Page 476 - ... being in insolvent circumstances, voluntarily convey, assign, transfer, charge, deliver, or make over any estate real or personal, security for money, bond, bill, note, money, property, goods, or effects whatsoever, to any creditor or creditors, or to any person or persons in trust for, or to or for the use, benefit, or advantage of any creditor or creditors, every such conveyance...
Page 64 - By the seventeenth section, it is enacted that " no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandises, for the price of 10 sterling, or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part...
Page 474 - Prisoner in or to any Real and Personal Estate and Effects within this Realm or abroad which such Prisoner may purchase, or which may revert, descend, be devised or bequeathed, or come to him...
Page 307 - All offences of a public nature, that is, all such acts or attempts as tend to the prejudice of the community, are indictable.
Page 478 - ... creditors, together with the nature and amount of such debts and claims respectively, distinguishing such as shall be admitted from such as shall be disputed by such prisoner...
Page 366 - ... Duty, or upon any Person acting in aid of such Officer ; of any Assault upon...
Page 139 - ... mantrap, or other engine calculated to destroy human life or inflict grievous bodily harm, with the intent that the same or whereby the same may destroy or inflict grievous bodily harm...